Kings of creation: how a new breed of scientists is revolutionizing our understanding of dinosaurs
Half of all known dinosaur species have been discovered in only the past two decades, thanks to a young generation of paleontologists who are reinvigorating the field of dinosaur studies. In Dinosaurs Rediscovered, science journalist Don Lessem describes these adventurous scientists and their remarkable finds. Photos and line drawings throughout.
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By the end of Jurassic time, the hypsilophodonts shared the roughage with larger
browsers (sixteen to thirty-three feet long), the iguanodonts. And both must have
made way for chomping giants — relatively slender, whip-tailed forms such as ...
Their faces have been reorganized from those of their iguanodont ancestors to
make room for a horsey snout full of teeth and among many duckbills, a solid or
hollow crest atop their heads. The duckbills are themselves neatly divided into
Before the sea moved in at the beginning of the time recorded in the Two
Medicine Formation, iguanodonts predominate among the area's dinosaur fauna.
After the sea receded, more than 80 million years ago, hadrosaurs, specifically
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A Baedeker to the sprawling, brawling world of dinosaur research. Lessem, a science journalist who has founded the Dinosaur Foundation to promote the study of every kid's favorite beasties, delivers a ... Read full review
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Dinosaur paleontology has been a sensationalist science since the beginning; from the Crystal Palace dinner inside a model Iguanodon, to the Cope and March dinosaur wars, to Roy C. Andrews's dinosaur ... Read full review
The Truth About Dinosaurs
Glossary of Essential Terms
Approaching the Dinosaur Frontier
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